Outpatient Medical Coder

at Signature Performance, Inc. in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

This is a remote based position. Applicants can be located nationwide








Job Description



Who We Are:

Signature Performance is working hard at lowering healthcare administrative costs for federal government agencies, payers, and providers. At Signature, our mission is to improve the health of our clients' business and making the lives of the people we work with better. We do that by leading with our values of Passion, Courage, Integrity and Respect in all interactions.

What We Offer:

Signature believes in fully developing each one of our Associates. We deliver a performance-driven atmosphere with competitive pay and bonus structure, world-class training and development classes, resources, and events, an award-winning culture to thrive in, and so much more.

Tuition Assistance Program

401(k) program with employer contributions

Comprehensive health insurance

Competitive Paid Time Off for Sick and Vacation Time

No-cost annual flu shots

A hybrid work-from-home and/or on-campus work plan

Job Description:

As an Outpatient Medical Coder, you will be responsible for assignment of accurate evaluation and Management (E&M) codes, ICD-10 diagnoses, current procedural terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), modifiers and quantities derived from medical record documentation (paper or electronic) for outpatient, emergency, ambulatory surgery and ancillary service visits.

Essential Job Functions include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for assignment of accurate E&M, ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS codes and modifiers from medical record documentation.

Identifies and abstracts information from medical records (paper or electronic) for special studies and audits, internal and external.

Works within various client systems (Cerner, McKesson, CareVu,Star Navigator, Epic, McKesson, AllScripts, etc.), including applicable coding compliance editor software to ensure records are accurately coded.

Works with 3M Encoder, with knowledge of resources and edits

Works closely with the Coding and or QA Manager during QA audit process.

Ensures all required component parts of the medical record that pertain to coding are present, accurate and comply with CMS, JCAHO and client requirements.

Work will be conducted remotely Monday -- Friday.

Basic Qualifications:

3+ years' experience

Current AAPC or AHIMA Outpatient and/or In-Patient coding certification required.



COC (formerly CPC-H)


Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT)

Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)

Required continuing education must be completed in accordance with AAPC or AHIMA requirements and certification maintained

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).


Position requires excellent computer/communication skills for provider and staff interactions.

Knowledge of anatomy/physiology and disease process, medical terminology, coding guidelines, documentation requirements, familiarity with medications and reimbursement guidelines; and encoder experience.

Candidate must have ability to handle multiple projects and appropriately prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.

Candidate must have excellent organizational skills, able to understand and follow individual client Standard Operating Procedures

Additional Information:

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Certain positions may be subject to additional background screening depending on client need and access to certain systems.

This position will require you to have the ability to effectively operate the current computer system, telephone system, and other office machines such as copier and fax machines.

You will be responsible for conducting business and personal affairs in a manner that is always a credit to the company. Must maintain a good credit rating while employed with the company.

Remote eligibility: 100% remote



Work Schedule

M-F 8A-5P


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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Job Posting: 645033

Posted On: Nov 24, 2021

Updated On: Dec 04, 2021